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Snap Jackson & The Knock on Wood Players

Snap Jackson & The Knock on Wood Players

Welcome this popular bluegrass band for our first “roots music” concert. A snappy time is in store! Snap Jackson & the Knock on Wood Players is an award winning acoustic quartet hailing from Stockton, California. These four gentlemen effortlessly blend Americana, Bluegrass, Soul, and Old Time Music to create a unique, fresh, and energetic sound. […]

By February 27, 2015 Read More →
Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock to Host Poetry Reading

Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock to Host Poetry Reading

Join us this Sunday for the Inspiring Women Opening Reception and Poetry Reading March 1, 2015 2pm – 5pm The Carnegie will host a poetry reading and reception for the artists on Sunday, March 1, 2015. The reading will begin at 2pm followed by a free public reception from 3-5pm. Cookies, tea and coffee will be […]

By February 27, 2015 Read More →
Adolescent Punk Rules

Adolescent Punk Rules

Adolescent Punk By Russ Allsup Legendary punk rock band The Adolescents gave a blistering free concert at Amoeba Records in Hollywood on Wed., Febuary 18th to celebrate the release of their 12th album. The Adolescents started in 1980 in Fullerton, Ca. and have been through a few roster changes through the years. In the past […]

By February 27, 2015 Read More →
Billy Idol: King of the Underground

Billy Idol: King of the Underground

Generation X King of The Underground: Billy Idol By: Efren Martinez There is no better way to say, “I love you” than with a “rebel yell.” On Valentine’s weekend I took my wife to Billy Idol’s Kings and Queens of The Underground concert in Oakland. In October of 2014 Billy brought forth another Rockin’ masterpiece […]

By February 27, 2015 Read More →
Turlock Lake Road Race 2015

Turlock Lake Road Race 2015

Turlock Lake Road Race 2015 TLRR is celebrating it’s 5th Anniversary this year and was named the 2015 NCNCA Masters Road Race Championships! This Road Race is the first event in the IRC Tire Championship Series. This stage will be will take place at Turlock Lake on March 28th 2015. The course will consist of […]

By February 27, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Guitarraganza 2015 – Guitar Festival scheduled for March 12-15

Guitarraganza 2015 – Guitar Festival scheduled for March 12-15

Guitarraganza 2015 – Guitar Festival scheduled for March 12-15   (Modesto) – The Music Departments of Modesto Junior College, San Joaquin Delta College, University of the Pacific and Sacramento State University present the Guitarraganza 2015 – Guitar Festival with six concerts scheduled from March 12 through March 15, including two performances by the critically acclaimed […]

By February 27, 2015 Read More →
MJC Theater presents Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”

MJC Theater presents Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”

    MJC Theater presents Shakespeare’s tragic love story “Romeo and Juliet” (Modesto, CA) –The Modesto Junior College Theater Department will stage William Shakespeare’s tragic love story “Romeo and Juliet” on March 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 & 28 at 7:30 p.m. and March 29 at 2 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing and […]

By February 27, 2015 Read More →
Paddle to the Sea Info Meeting

Paddle to the Sea Info Meeting

Paddle to the Sea Info Session – Modesto   Thursday, March 5th – 6:30 PM Jaunt Adventure Gear 1508 10th Street Modesto, CA Next week, we’ll be launching registration for the seventh annual Paddle to the Sea, the Tuolumne River Trust’s annual paddle-a-thon from the Sierra to the Sea to protect and restore the Tuolumne […]

By February 26, 2015 Read More →
Paul Reiser at the Gallo March 7th

Paul Reiser at the Gallo March 7th

  PAUL REISER SHARES HIS TALES OF LOVE, LIFE, AND THE FUNNY THINGS ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS AT THE GALLO CENTER FOR THE ARTS    SATURDAY, MARCH 7th    The Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto, CA is proud to present the legendary Paul Reiser on Saturday, March 7th.  Comedian, Actor, and bestselling Author Paul Reiser is […]

By February 26, 2015 Read More →
Mobile Farm Stand for Low Income Families

Mobile Farm Stand for Low Income Families

Interfaith Ministries of Greater Modesto will launch our Free Mobile Farmers Market this week, as part of their “Feed Modesto” campaign, addressing food deserts and food insecurity in the greater Modesto area and Stanislaus County.  This program will deliver the bounty from our Gleaning and Gathering program, our Mat Lena Garden, and produce donated from […]

By February 25, 2015 Read More →
Tresetti’s Fat Tuesday

Tresetti’s Fat Tuesday

Tressetti’s Madri Gras Sin City By Efren Martinez It was a block of outrageous fun, accompanied with loads of music and half-dressed female dancers on stage to tantalize the imagination. Even some of our own Modesto men got into the act as they showed off their beautiful shirtless muscular bodies and danced. Carnival costumes were […]

By February 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
MJC presents screening of documentary “The Human Face of Big Data”

MJC presents screening of documentary “The Human Face of Big Data”

(Modesto, CA) – The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invites the community to a screening of the documentary film The Human Face of Big Data on Thursday, March 5, at 7 p.m. in Forum 110 on East Campus, 435 College Avenue.  The free event is part of the CEP Spring Film and Lecture […]

By February 23, 2015 Read More →
Famous Forest Lawn Cemetery

Famous Forest Lawn Cemetery

Famous Forest Lawn Cemetery By Russ Allsup Took a trip to the famous Forrest Lawn Cemetery in Westwood to see where some of the worlds’ most famous stars call their final resting place. I had been there before to see Frank Zappa’s grave but didn’t realize just how many of Hollywood’s famous were there. Finally […]

By February 18, 2015 Read More →
John Oates in Hollywood

John Oates in Hollywood

John Oates at Amoeba Hollywood By Russ Allsup I went to Amoeba Records in Hollywood to scour for treasures in the dollar bins like I usually do when a poster on the wall caught my sight- “John Oates from Hall and Oates- Free show at Amoeba on Feb. 5th, 2015”! The price was right and […]

By February 18, 2015 Read More →
Final weekend for “The Women” at Prospect Theater

Final weekend for “The Women” at Prospect Theater

The reviews continue to pour in (even as we overhear casual conversations at Starbucks), and we have a hit! With our final weekend approaching, and more sellouts expected, be sure to get your tickets ASAP if you want to catch what has certainly been a fantastic production of “The Women.”   To get your tickets […]

By February 17, 2015 Read More →